Washington Is Burning by Marty Rhodes FigleyWashington Is Burning by Marty Rhodes Figley

Washington Is Burning

byMarty Rhodes Figley

Paperback | January 1, 2007

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Fifteen-year-old Paul Jennings looked out the window of the President's House. America was at war with Britain, and British soldiers were marching toward Washington. Terrified people were fleeing the city. But Paul was not going to join them yet. He was a slave who belonged to President Madison and his wife, Dolley. Dolley did not want to leave until her husband returned from the battlefront. Paul stayed by her side, helping her pack up official papers and belongings. Finally, they could wait no longer. But there was one more treasure they had to save. Were they too late?

Marty Rhodes Figley is the author of sixteen books, mostly about her favorite subject-remarkable people from our country's past. She earned her B.A. in American Studies from Mount Holyoke College. Marty, whose two children are grown, lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Paul, and their Airedale terrier, Scarlett. Craig Orback...
Title:Washington Is BurningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.5 × 5.88 × 0.25 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Lerner Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:082256050X

ISBN - 13:9780822560500